- adj. Of or pertaining to Terra del Fuego.
- n. A native of Terra del Fuego.
“The shore-dwelling Fuegian savages used a lexicon of more than 32,000 words that was a "labyrinth of the particular," Chatwin says, including names "as complex and precise as Linnaean Latin of everything that swam or sprouted, crawled or flew.”
“Birds include the Adean condor (Vultur gryphus), Rufous-collared sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis), Fuegian Snipe (Gallinago stricklandii), and frailejón (Libanothamnus glossophyllus).”
“Fuegian arrowgrass Tetroncium magellanicium and mossy deergrass Scirpus spp. are the only abundant vascular plants found in bogs, although bog margins show a wider diversity, including various grasses.”
“Nature by making habit omnipotent, and its effects hereditary, has fitted the Fuegian to the climate and the productions of his miserable country.”
“The Fuegian wigwam resembles, in size and dimensions, a haycock.”
“The Australian, in the simplicity of the arts of life, comes nearest the Fuegian: he can, however, boast of his boomerang, his spear and throwing-stick, his method of climbing trees, of tracking animals, and of hunting.”
“In the case of this Fuegian, the possibility of such a sound as the report of a gun close to his ear could never have entered his mind.”
“The Fuegian boy, whom Mr. Low had on board, showed, by going into the most violent passion, that he quite understood the reproach of being called a liar, which in truth he was.”
“The cove takes its name of "Wigwam" from some of the Fuegian habitations; but every bay in the neighbourhood might be so called with equal propriety.”
“We kept close to the Fuegian shore, but the outline of the rugged, inhospitable”
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Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
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